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Re: st: Competing risk in surival analysis

From   Jenkins S P <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: Competing risk in surival analysis
Date   Fri, 10 Oct 2003 15:03:44 +0100 (BST)

On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, gong shizhuo wrote:

> Is anyone familiar with competing risk model in survival analysis. I have
> gone through couple of publications. The concept was really blur and
> conflicting.
> The question: overdose mortality among injection drug users change with HIV.
> The problem: competing risk between overdose mortality and AIDS death, as
> well as other deaths in
>                    IDUs.
> I read the Paul Allison's survival book that has one chapter of competing
> risk. BUt he was really talking about the cause-specific hazard, not
> competing risk hazard. Also, recent paper from CASCADE study in Europe, the

I am not sure I understand your distinction between cause-specific and
competing risk hazard, and perhaps you could eleborate.

Meanwhile my own personal take on (independent) competing risks models is
set out in chapter 8 of the Survival Analysis manuscript downloadable at
It covers both continuous and discrete time survival time data cases.
The chapter includes references to other literature.

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